JACK AND THE BEANSTALK to Launch Theatre at the Center's Young Audiences 2016-17 Season JACK AND THE BEANSTALK to Launch Theatre at the Center's Young Audiences 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk on August 30, 2016

As families are busily preparing for the new school year, Theatre at the Center is ready for its new season of Theatre for Young Audiences. This year's array of productions takes audiences on an incre... (more...)
Chicago Legends to Announce 2016 Jeff Award Nominations Next Week Chicago Legends to Announce 2016 Jeff Award Nominations Next Week
by BWW News Desk on August 30, 2016

Chicago theatre greats Deanna Dunagan and Mike Nussbaum will announce the nominations for the 48th Annual Joseph Jefferson Awards, recognizing excellence in Chicago theatre, on a video to be released ... (more...)
Gorilla Tango Burlesque Presents GREAT SCOTT, THOSE ARE BOOBS! Gorilla Tango Burlesque Presents GREAT SCOTT, THOSE ARE BOOBS!
by BWW News Desk on August 29, 2016

Marty McFly is your average teenager growing up in 1985. He deals with the same things every young person does, like school, bullies, budding sexuality, and being sent back in time. When an experime... (more...)
Culinary Complete Works Headlines Exclusive Grand Cru Event Culinary Complete Works Headlines Exclusive Grand Cru Event
by BWW News Desk on August 29, 2016

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) partners with Bon Appetit presents Chicago Gourmet to create an unprecedented and exclusive Grand Cruexperience in honor of the yearlong Shakespeare 400 Chicago festi... (more...)
Photo Flash: Barrel of Monkeys Launches 20th Anniversary Season with THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA Photo Flash: Barrel of Monkeys Launches 20th Anniversary Season with THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA
by BWW News Desk on August 29, 2016

Student-written stories inspired by politics, government, social change and the 2016 election will take center stage as Barrel of Monkeys kicks off its 20th anniversary season with THAT'S WEIRD, GRAND... (more...)
Ensemble Español Celebrates 40th Anniversary at the Auditorium Theatre Ensemble Español Celebrates 40th Anniversary at the Auditorium Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 29, 2016

Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater returns to the Auditorium Theatre for a full-length evening concert on Thursday, September 29 at 7:30PM with their 40th anniversary finale Flamenco Passion, a sh... (more...)
Handbag Productions Presents SKOOBY DON'T  By David Cerda Handbag Productions Presents SKOOBY DON'T By David Cerda
by BWW News Desk on August 29, 2016

Just in time for Halloween, Hell in a Handbag Productions delivers a parody so dead-on, it's frightening! Artistic Director David Cerda lampoons a cartoon classic in the world premiere comedy SKOOBY D... (more...)
Interrobang Theatre Project Presents STILL By Jen Silverman Interrobang Theatre Project Presents STILL By Jen Silverman
by BWW News Desk on August 29, 2016

Interrobang Theatre Project is pleased to open its 2016-17 Season, exploring "Flesh and Blood," with the Midwest premiere drama STILL by Jen Silverman, directed by Co-Artistic Director Georgette Verdi... (more...)
MOVIES! Network to Air THE PRODUCERS in Special Tribute to Gene Wilder – Wednesday, 8 PM ET MOVIES! Network to Air THE PRODUCERS in Special Tribute to Gene Wilder – Wednesday, 8 PM ET
by Movies News Desk on August 29, 2016

MOVIES! Network is remembering actor Gene Wilder with a special presentation of "The Producers" this Wednesday night at 8 PM ET.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at The Neo-Futurists' SATURN RETURNS World Premiere Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at The Neo-Futurists' SATURN RETURNS World Premiere
by BWW News Desk on August 29, 2016

The Neo-Futurists will present the world premiere of Neo-Futurist Ensemble Member Tif Harrison's Saturn Returns, A Neo-Lab production, supported by The National Endowment for the Arts, October 13 - No... (more...)
MAN IN THE RING to Make World Premiere at the Court Theatre MAN IN THE RING to Make World Premiere at the Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 29, 2016

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, presents the World Premiere of Man in the Ring by Michael Cristofer, directed by Artis... (more...)
Original Stars Set for GRAEME OF THRONES in Chicago This Fall Original Stars Set for GRAEME OF THRONES in Chicago This Fall
by BWW News Desk on August 29, 2016

Broadway In Chicago has announced casting for the Chicago engagement of GRAEME OF THRONES.... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Strawdog's DISTANCE Photo Flash: First Look at Strawdog's DISTANCE
by BWW News Desk on August 29, 2016

Strawdog Theatre Company is proud to announce the first production in its 2016 - 2017 season, the world premiere of Jerre Dye's Distance. Irene Radford (Janice O'Neill) has family. Caretakers too. But... (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda Set for A Conversation With Chris Jones Ahead of HAMILTON'S Chicago Opening Lin-Manuel Miranda Set for A Conversation With Chris Jones Ahead of HAMILTON'S Chicago Opening
by Nora Dominick on August 29, 2016

In advance of HAMILTON opening in Chicago, Miranda will appear with Chicago Tribune Theater Critic Chris Jones on Friday, September 23 at the Lyric Opera of Chicago to discuss his life, inspiration, a... (more...)
Cast Announced for Pulse Theatre Company's Production of THE COLORED MUSEUM Cast Announced for Pulse Theatre Company's Production of THE COLORED MUSEUM
by BWW News Desk on August 29, 2016

Pulse Theatre Company is proud to announce the cast of its production of The Colored Museum by George C. Wolfe, September 23- October 23, 2016 at eta Creative Arts Foundation.... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Andre De Shields' CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P. at Victory Gardens Photo Flash: First Look at Andre De Shields' CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P. at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk on August 29, 2016

From the heat of urban insurrection in Baltimore, Maryland to the incandescent glare of New York's Great White Way, 'Jelly Belly' has many stories to tell. Through song, dance, and spoken word, join V... (more...)
Along the Way Productions presents BCC: ROMEO & JULIET Along the Way Productions presents BCC: ROMEO & JULIET
by BWW News Desk on August 27, 2016

Along the Way Productions announces the company's inaugural project, BCC: Romeo&Juliet, will showcase Monday, September 26th at 7:30 PM at Stage 773 (1225 W Belmont). Granted funding support from Chic... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Andre De Shields' CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P. at Victory Gardens Photo Flash: First Look at Andre De Shields' CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P. at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk on August 27, 2016

Dennis Zacek and Grippo Stage Co., Inc., are presenting CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P., written and performed by two-time Tony nominee and Emmy winner Andre De Shields, and directed by Samuel G. Roberson J... (more...)
Visceral Dance Chicago Presents WORLD PREMIERES By Nick Pupillo And Erica Sobol Visceral Dance Chicago Presents WORLD PREMIERES By Nick Pupillo And Erica Sobol
by BWW News Desk on August 27, 2016

25th-Visceral Dance Chicago will begin its fourth season offerings with a Fall engagement at the Harris Theater in Millennium Park. This will include world premieres 'Atlas' by Artistic Director Nick ... (more...)
Big Noise Presents 2016 Season Finale SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL Big Noise Presents 2016 Season Finale SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016

Big Noise Theatre Company, a division of Winnetka Theatre, announces their final show of the 2016 season, Seussical, the Musical. Brought to you by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty ('Ragtime,' 'Once o... (more...)
Third Eye Theatre Ensemble Presents First Ever Opera at Chicago Fringe Festival Third Eye Theatre Ensemble Presents First Ever Opera at Chicago Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016

Third Eye Theatre Ensemble will present The Filthy Habit, the first opera ever performed at the Chicago Fringe Festival, opening Saturday, September 3rd at 7 pm with additional performances on Monday,... (more...)
VIDEO: Legendary Andre De Shields in CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P. at Victory Gardens Theater VIDEO: Legendary Andre De Shields in CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P. at Victory Gardens Theater
by Michael Dale on August 26, 2016

The dynamic actor, singer and dancer Andre De Shields opened last night at Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater (2433 N. Lincoln Avenue) in his own new play, CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P., directed by Samuel... (more...)
VIDEO: HAMILTON's Joshua Henry Leads Chicago Cast Mates in Jamaican Style 'Dear Theodosia' VIDEO: HAMILTON's Joshua Henry Leads Chicago Cast Mates in Jamaican Style 'Dear Theodosia'
by Michael Dale on August 26, 2016

Don't be surprised if the name Theodosia starts popping up on birth certificates with alarming frequency in the next few years, thanks to the beautiful ballad 'Dear Theodosia,' sung by Aaron Burr and ... (more...)
THE MAGIC PARLOUR to Return to The House Theatre of Chicago THE MAGIC PARLOUR to Return to The House Theatre of Chicago
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016

The House Theatre of Chicago announces the return of Dennis Watkins in The Magic Parlour, at the Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel, 17 E. Monroe, for an open run starting September 2.... (more...)
Stage Left Theatre to Present World Premiere of Beth Kander's THE BOTTLE TREE Stage Left Theatre to Present World Premiere of Beth Kander's THE BOTTLE TREE
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016

Stage Left Theatre announces the upcoming world premiere of The Bottle Tree, written by Beth Kander and directed by ensemble member Amy Szerlong. The Bottle Tree is the first production of Stage Left'... (more...)
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